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ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning october 8th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm ken wayne. dave clark is off this morning. let's get a quick look at traffic and weather. steve, how is it looking? >> it looks cold and clear. some of the lows are getting down into the low to mid 40s. it will be a cooler day today. a little system to the west of us getting closer. that will give temperatures in the afternoon five degrees cooling from sunday. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. northbound 101 traffic that looks pretty good approaching the 80 split with no major problems. also looking at the commute if you are driving to the bay bridge we already have a crowd here at the toll plaza. 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our new there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up
. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you, we are ready, it is october 3rd. >> are you anything the eat? >> not too much. they went from that foggy september and where is that summer and everybody starts complaint -- complaining. west wind is trying to ramp up but it's there and 90s inland. >>> 880 and oakland looks good and you are probably aware there is a big a's baseball game and that means at 4:00 sore so, -- or so, maybe before that the commute will be tough. also on the san mateo bridge, it looks good getting out to the high-rise, let's go back to the desk. >>> firefighters are still watching for hot spots. claudine wong has moved to the back of the home where the fire did most of the damage, claudine wong? >> reporter: you can see the charred remains of what is left of this house and firefighters are still keeping an eye on things incase it flares up. that building is slanted and we had a partial roof collapse this morning and it caused some big concerns and they h
after a fire burned their home. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong has been there since 4:30 this morning getting a close look at the damage. >> reporter: good morning, tori. we have daylight. we can get a look at the damage. you can see how hot this fire burned. there was a partial roof collapse this morning. so waiting for daylight was very important for investigations to make sure it was safe so they can figure out what areas are safe to go into as they try to figure this out. we just talked to a neighbor who practically could feel the heat of the fire from his deck. he told us what he saw. >> from what i could tell, it was another oakland hills fire. it was so intense and so big. i thought what's going on here? it was just the one house. but it was very scary. >> reporter: when he first saw the firefighter, the firefighters were not called get. they got a call at about 12:15 and they got here and saw the fire was surrounding threatening -- the fire was threatsenning surrounding homes and they called for backup. there was one person in a wheelchair. two officers were a
in oakland i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> if you thought gas prices were high over the weekend, guess what, they went up again while you were sleeping overnight. ktvu channel 2 reporter matt keller is in our newsroom with on how the governor is trying to step in to help. good morning, matt. >> reporter: we just got the new numbers. for the third straight day the average price for a gallon of regular hit another all time high at $4.67 a gallon. of course in the bay area you are paying a few cents more at $4.71 a gallon. drivers are frustrated at the high costs. especially compared to the rest of the country. now governor jerry brown is trying to help by ordering state smog regulators to allow winter blend to be sold in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic sur
and head to ohio where he will address the crowd at ohio university later today. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> one of president obama's comments in his speech is getting attention. the president said sesame street character elmo is on the run. >> elmo is -- has been seen in a white suburban. he's driving to the border. >> that comment is being interpreted as a reference to oj simpson who infamously fled police in a white bronco after his wife was found dead. we have more on this at our website. >>> mitt romney is sounding more confident on the campaign trail. coming up at 7:15, why romney is telling supporters he will be the next president of the united states, plus the subject of the latest attack ad against romney by the obama campaign. >>> dozens of people in napa county are being evacuated as the bomb squad prepares to dispose of a highly explosive product. ether was found. the napa county bomb squad will be getting rid of the substance. people living nearby are being evacuated as a precaution. >>> police continue to search for answers as two people were shot last night. police
, this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell, thursday, october 4th. we begin with developing news on the morning commute. bart has been experiencing major system-wide delays to the past two hours. ktvu's alex savidge is live there with developments. >> reporter: good morning, yes, this was a stalled work vehicle that had triggered delays earlier on. but that problem has been taken care of. we did just get word from bart a couple of minutes ago that all of their trains this morning are now running on time. earlier on the delays were significant. show you video of what it looks like here with video. a bart spokesman told us they were experiencing 40 minute delays on two lines from the east bay into san francisco. that would be those lines. this was because of a maintenance vehicle blocking tracks early this morning south of the mcarthur station. now that vehicle has been cleared out of the way but trains were backed up. everything started about 4:30 this morning when that vehicle that rides actually on the bart tracks itself came
's are going to the playoffs for the first time in six years. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. good morning, thank you for joining us october 2nd, i am pam cook. >> steve is joining us, so get ready for a lot of different things. >>> well, it is 65 in san francisco which is warmer than antioch and livermore, so it is going to be a warm day and the key is when does that sea breeze kick in, probably 2:00 it kicks in, and it will not matter, here is sal. >>> if you are driving down to the 580 interchange there are no problems on the richmond bridge. also looking at the san mateo bridge, that traffic is heading out to the high-rise. >>> we have breaking fire in vallejo, allie rasmus is there with a look at effort to control this fire and you are on el comino royal, right? >> reporter: news chopper 2 is overhead and we can show you a live picture of what this looks like right now. this fire started at 3:15 this morning and it was three-alarm fire and we don't know the cause of the fire and investigators are about to go into the house and start looking but he believes this fire started in
they will be western division champions. live in oakland. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time to go to sal. you can give some advice when you see them, sal. >> i don't think they need any advice, but it just does to see you, those guys are baling. >> they are, they are. >> traffic is moving a long very well. it is a nice looking drive with no imagine problems -- major problems getting into san francisco and we will show you the traffic coming into the city moving along well. northbound 280 getting up to highway 17, that traffic is very nice so if you want to get on the road before things get really crowded now is the time to do that. >> tough dab tough call. >> my vote is for bob. >> maybe inland temperatures maybe it will not matter. 70s to 90s although if you didn't hear it, 100 degrees in santa cruz yesterday. all records were set on this date and we only had one record yesterday and that was 90 degrees. san rafael 106 not a chance, livermore 106, san jose, maybe. we are forecasting 106 san jose. 65 in san francisco which is the warmest temperatures hayward and low 60s sitting at
in the overnight polls. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> let's check weather, steve is here, you will notice the difference the minute you walk out side. >> we still had some 90s but the coast, much of the bay cooled down. everybody did. if you are going out, there will be a lot of low clouds, upper temperatures are in the upper 50s and 60s and it will take us all the way inland, here is sal. >>> traffic is coming in through san rafael and it looks good through the 580 interchange. and it is looking good over the high-rise and over to 101 and we have those bart problems and we have a reporter on the scene. let's go to dave and pam. >>> if you ride bart, you may possibly be late for work, for school or if you are heading for fso, all level savage -- alex savage has more on the delays, what is going on, alex? >> reporter: the problem was one of the those maintenance trucks became disabled and it is just south between mcarthur and 19th avenue. that truck has since been cleared and you can see that train go by at a normal clip so the situation has been cleared and the damage has bee
. the controversial comments that mitt romney is owning up to. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, october 5th i'm pam cook. >> i know why you're smiling because it's friday. >> it's because i'm here with you. >> i know that too. i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i get to turn to steve and everything cool? >> with me or the weather? [ laughter ] >> you're always cool. >> we had that drop yesterday. we'll continue that even up to lake county and sacramento today. and areas that are usually pretty hot. not only low clouds but partly cloudy, partly sunny today 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> westbound highway 4 it's a nice drive so far if you are driving from antioch to concord. right now is a good time to do that. this mornings commute is pretty good if you are driving on the san mateo bridge. yesterday was a bad day but today is good. >>> it is a big weekend in san francisco with more than a million people expected to pack the streets. tara moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big
video not reviewed yet. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> family and friends will gather for a candlelight vigil for the woman found dead in the back of her car. the family is pleading with the public to help find the 55-year- old mother and grandobama. the car is a sky blue, 2011 subaru outback with idaho license plates. >>> new developments show the threat that chris stevens faced in benghazi. militias keeping order in the city threatened to quit over a political feud, accord fog a cable sent -- according to a cable stent on september 11th. >>> the bay area will pay tribute to chris stevens next week. next tuesday, more than 700 people are expected to attend a public memorial at san francisco's city hall. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follow
take public transportation because parking will be extremely limited. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco is not the only place with big events this weekend. stanford hosting the arizona wildcats tomorrow and the cow bears taking on ucla at new memorial stadium. sold out justin bieber concert at the oracle arena. madonna at the hp pavilion, florence and the machine at the shoreline tonight. we in the bay area could experience our version of carmageddon, people are urged to take mass transit. coming up, how local systems plan to handle the increase in ridership. a live report on the records that could be broken this weekend. >>> with a new jobless rate, it said the u.s. economy generated only 114,000 new jobs in september, however the unemployment rate went down. the jobless rate is 7-point 8%, it's down 3/10th from august, the lowest rate since january 2009. labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for july and august and a separate report shows 873,000 people found new jobs last month. we will bring you more on the jobless numbers when we get our repor
to avoid the traffic. we have put together slide shows of all the weekend events at ktvu.com. just click on the toe toes tab on -- photos tab on our home page. >>> let's check in with sal for a complete look at traffic. hello, sal. >> hello, pam. so far so good. we are doing well in san francisco and the east bay freeways. starting on the east shore you can see traffic here. there is plenty of room for you. it has been a nice drive with no major problems at the bay bridge toll plaza. also this morning we are looking here at the toll plaza and it's light. no problems getting into the city. i think you should find it a little bit better than it has been the last few days. city wise when it comes to parking and traffic. and if you are driving on northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 that traffic is off to a good start. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you. >>> we have mostly clear skies. patchy low clouds. little low has been sitting out here for two weeks. 40s for many or low 50s. there is is no doubt about it the mornings the overnights are cool not much of a breeze but still an on shor
will be able to fine a parking spot in the city, you are mistaken. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> transportation agent sills are gearing up for this very busy weekend by saturdaying more services starting tonight. bart will have up to dozen event trains and longer hours. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city. and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> playoff fever certainly hitting bay area baseball fans hard with both teams playing in the playoffs games this weekend. fans very excited. coming up at 4:45 we will take a look at how local businesses are benefiting from both the a's and giants wins. >>> new this morning two bart riders were robbed at gunpoint. that happened just about 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station parking lot. they were getting into their cars when two suspected gunmen approached them. they reportedly took their cell phones and ran with the help of police dogs though bart police tracked the suspects to a nearby warehouse area. at least one of the suspects may
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